Newcomer’s guide- Clickworker profile and qualifications
Are you new at Clickworker and don’t quite know where to start? This article might provide some help.
After you’ve registered at www.clickworker.com and have received your confirmation email, your next step is to complete your Clickworker profile. The more information you provide, the more qualifications will be available to you. For instance, if you haven’t entered any language skills, you will not be able to take language tests.
When you have finished entering the profile information, you ought to start working on the qualification tests that are available to you.
You might be able to see jobs on the workplace before you have taken the qualifications, however, a note indicates that these jobs require a qualification. Press the “Qualify” button to reach the suitable qualification for the respective job.
You can also press the “Qualifications” button in the black bar where you will find, and be able to take all the available tests.
Instructions – How important are they and where do I find them?
It is essential that you always follow the instructions very carefully and allow yourself plenty of time for the tests. These qualifications are decisive for the authorization to work on future jobs. In addition, you must achieve a good result in some qualifications, for instance the “Qualify as an author” test, in order to take the corrector test.
The instructions are located directly next to the qualifications or jobs, as illustrated in the pictures below.
Assessment of the Qualifications
Some qualifications are graded immediately. Some can take 1-2 days. The score of the test will determine whether you are given access to the respective work areas, and, depending on this, you will immediately receive initial tasks. However, you might pass the tests, but find that there are no tasks currently available. What jobs are available depends on what orders we have received from our customers. There is not always immediate work to be done in all languages and all work areas. If jobs are available they are displayed on our own homepage (at “Home”.)
As a rule the following applies: Qualifications are voluntary, however the more you have taken and passed, the larger the pool of tasks you can access will be.
Help and support
To share thoughts or questions with other clickworkers, simply register on the Clickworker Lounge page, at Facebook or Google+. You will find answers to many standard questions in the )forum Clickworker Lounge. But you can of course turn to the Community Management and Support Teamwith questions and problems, too. The email address is help(at)clickworker(dot)com.